Extend Web Application using STSADM

November 10, 2008

In my endeavours to completely automate the installation and deployment of all things SharePoint including configuration aspects such as Forms Based Authentication (FBA). I found that some steps are not natively automatable using STSADM. Searches lead me to find a very cool set of extensions covering the latter mentioned issue and many more:

http://stsadm.blogspot.com/2008/03/extend-web-application.html

Thank you to Gary (http://stsadm.blogspot.com ), it really helped a lot

Windows SharePoint Services Document: Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 – Under the Hood

July 27, 2007

As per my previous post, there were things MS managed to do , but form the products was not immediately evident how it was done. This white

Windows SharePoint Services Database Mirroring MOSS

July 6, 2007

Ever wondered what the Microsoft formal documentation says about mirroring. They have recently made an internal version of the documentation public.

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83725&clcid=0×409 < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Create a custom Windows Workflow Activity and make it available in SharePoint Designer

March 9, 2007

Ever wondered how the whole Workflow flows in SharePoint ?

Below is an Article on how to create a custom workflopw and surface it in SaherPoint Designer.

http://www.sharepointblogs.com/tbaginski/archive/2007/03/08/HOW-TO_3A00_-Create-a-custom-Windows-Workflow-Activity-and-make-it-available-in-SharePoint-Designer.aspx

Downloadable book: Deployment for Office SharePoint Server 2007

March 2, 2007

This book provides information and guidelines to lead a team through the steps of deploying a solution based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The audiences for this book are business application specialists, line-of-business specialists, information architects, IT generalists, program managers, and infrastructure specialists who are deploying a solution based on Office SharePoint Server 2007.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Click the following link to open a Microsoft Word .doc file that you download to your computer and print. This document contains the same information as the “Deployment for Office SharePoint Server 2007″ section of this TechNet Web site. The size of this document is approximately 2.6 MB.

Deployment for Office SharePoint Server 2007 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=79589&clcid=0×409)

Virtual Lab Training for MOSS and WSS (SharePoint)

March 1, 2007